Griffin Sport Fishing Charters

Capt. Brian Griffin Winthrop Harbor, IL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Come experience the best fishing that Lake Michigan has to offer with Griffin Sportfishing Charters! Lake Michigan is home to an abundance of Trout, Salmon, and Panfish, but these illusive fish are tough to catch if you don’t know where to find them. Take the guess work out of your fishing trip and get ready for a rod bending day with Griffin Sportfishing Charters!  


Captain Brian Griffin is the owner and operator of Griffin Sportfishing Charters. With more than 15 years of experience fishing on Lake Michigan, it’s safe to say that Captain Brian will effortlessly help you fill your coolers! Want to know the secret to catching fish? Fish where the fish are! Lake Michigan is the second largest of the Great Lakes, second only to Lake Superior. And not every part of the lake produces fish. Captain Brian knows the different depths, currents, and water temperatures where the Lake Michigan game fish are commonly found. 


Located in Winthrop Harbor, just south of Kenosha, Illinois you’ll find Griffin Sportfishing Charter’s 36ft Sport Fisherman. She’s spacious enough to comfortably fish a maximum of 6 anglers. Captain Brian has outfitted the vessel with a variety of fishing equipment and comfort features. The downriggers will make it easier to troll multiple rods, and the First Mate will handle all of the rigging throughout the day. Inside, you can find a bed, saloon (living room), a shower, and a toilet. If you want to escape the elements for a little in between bites, sneak inside for a quick nap!


Bring your family, your friends, or your co-workers. Captain Brain welcomes any angler with a good attitude! You have the option to select between Griffin Sportfishing Charter’s 6hr AM, PM, and Full Day trips. No matter which trip you decide to book, the price for the day includes: a First Mate (please note that it’s customary to tip the mate 20% if you’re happy with his service), all Rods, Reels, and Terminal Tackle, and Fresh/Live Bait. Season Dependent, Captain Brian will put you on the following species: Brown Trout, Coho Salmon, King Salmon, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Steelhead.


Spending a day of your stay in Winthrop Harbor with Griffin Sportfishing Charters fishing Lake Michigan will prove to be the highlight of your trip! Rod bending Lake Trout, delicious King Salmon, and unbelievable pictures are what you can expect when you book with Captain Brian Griffin. He’s looking forward to showing YOU why Lake Michigan is one of the top fishing destinations in all the U.S! Book today, fish on! 

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  Launch Location

701 North Point Drive, Winthrop Harbor

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Trips start at $630

3 Trips

1-6 guests

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1977 36' Sport Fisherman

350 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances



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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 4:30am to 10:30am (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

6 hr morning charter at North Point Marina 

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 10:30am to 4:30pm (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

6 hr afternoon charter at North Point Marina 

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 4:30am to 12:30pm (8 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Come experience the excitement of a full day of fishing on Lake Michigan fishing out of North Point Marina. 

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Latest Fishing Report

    Fish Species

    Brown Trout
    Coho Salmon
    King Salmon
    Lake Trout
    Rainbow Trout

    Additional Details

    Safety Features

    • Life Jackets
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • First-Aid Equipment
    • CPR-Trained Crew
    • Flares
    • VHF Radio


    • GPS
    • Fishfinder
    • Radar

    Boat Features

    • Cooler
    • Refrigerator


    • Bed
    • Flybridge
    • Shower
    • Salon
    • Toilet
    • Wheelchair Accessible

    Boat Gear

    • First Mate
    • Downriggers

    Fishing Techniques

    • Light Tackle
    • Trolling

    Fishing Policies

    • Children Welcome
    • Clients Keep Catch
    • No Illegal Substances

    Price Includes

    • Fresh or Live Bait
    • Lures
    • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

    Minimum Age

    • 5 yrs. old

    Fishing Location

    • Lake
    • Nearshore
    • Offshore

    About the Vessel


    Capt. Brian Griffin

    Boat Type

    Sport Fisherman

    Boat Length


    Year Built


    Engine Manufacturer


    Number of Engines


    Engine Horsepower

    350 HP

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